Daily Archives: April 19, 2011

The Washington Post says “JBS dominates world beef industry from farm to fork”

Quite interesting to see a prestigious newspaper such as the Washington Post to dedicate an extensive article to Brazilian company JBS. It starts like this.. ” The founder, who began by slaughtering one or two head a day in 1953, raises … Continue reading

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Thank you Janar

I’d like to thank my fellow blogger Janar Wasito for his contribution to Brazil Global. When I first started this blog, I was writing my thesis about the internationalization of Vale, the mining company and wanted to ruminate about everything … Continue reading

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Final Post

Today, there was a suggestion that I not post on this blog, a suggestion that I will follow. In my previous post, I was talking about this comment (April 16): “Ahh yes, the “famous” The Economist. I Wonder when “westerners” … Continue reading

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Being Brazilian cool: the Havaianas style

Not many Brazilian brands have succeeded internationally. We are still learning how to market our style and values internationally. In this context (and as an Eastern token for our readers) Havaianas stand as an interesting case. An everyday shoe turned … Continue reading

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There has been some commentary on my blogging which leads me to re-consider whether I should participate in this forum at all. Some of the comments lately have been anti-American, and even ad hominem. I do not market through this … Continue reading

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